Book Thief Fate Quotes

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“She was saying goodbye and she didn't even know it.” ― Markus Zusak, (Zusak 24). This quote connects to the thesis while she was going to die (her fate) she did not know what was going to happen. In Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief, Hans shows that fate can affect our life more than our own decisions can. This can be seen through when he is watching the parade and gives the bread to the Jewish man, When Max’s friend is able to find Hans to see if he will help Max hide. Lastly he always was right with Liesel during her nightmares so he could calm her down. This is all how fate is more affecting than decisions can be.
When Hans is at the parade he was able to see a jewish man starving. This was fat because it helped Hans become a better person and hand some bread over to the man. In (Zusak 283) “...[Presented the piece of
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“Then they discovered she couldn’t read or write.” (Zusak 28). This quote helps us show how they first found out Liesel could not read or write. “Possibly the only good to come out of these nightmares was that it brought Hans Hubermann, her new papa, into the room, to soothe her, to love her.” (Zusak 27). This quote shows us how her papa would come in and help her get through her nightmares. Hans and Liesel have a close bond and it is fate that they got put together on this earth.
In Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief, Hans shows that fate can affect our life more than our own decisions can. This can be seen through when he is watching the parade and gives the bread to the Jewish man, When Max’s friend is able to find Hans to see if he will help Max hide. Lastly he always was right with Liesel during her nightmares so he could calm her down. Just like in Daniel's Story it was not a decision to go through the camps but after Daniel came out he became a bigger stronger person. Fate can go two different directions while your decision can take you down one

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